AW101-OCCUPATION SAFETY AND HEALTH 1 NAME NO METRIK DETAILS ABOUT SAFETY AND HEALTH TITLE ORGANISATION COURSE MARKS RECEIVED DATE SUBMITTION DATELECTURER’S NAME :WHOINTRODUCTION
WHO is the directing and coordinating authority for health within the United Nationssystem. It is responsible for providing leadership on global health matters, shaping the healthresearch agenda, setting norms and standards, articulating evidence-based policy options,providing technical support to countries and monitoring and assessing health trends.SCOPE 1. Providing leadership on matters critical to health and engaging in partnerships where joint action is needed; 2. Shaping the research agenda and stimulating the generation, translation and dissemination of valuable knowledge; 3. Setting norms and standards and promoting and monitoring their implementation; 4. Providing technical support, catalysing change, and building sustainable institutional capacity; andDOSHINTRODUCTIONThe Department of Occupational Safety and Health (DOSH) is a department under theMinistry of Human Resources. This department is responsible for ensuring the safety, healthand welfare of people at work as well as protecting other people from the safety and healthhazards arisingAs a government agency, the department is responsible for the administration andenforcement of legislations related to occupational safety and health of the country, with avision of becoming an organisation which leads the nation in creating a safe and healthy workculture that contributes towards enhancing the quality of working life.SCOPE1. Reducing the rate of fatalities up to 20%;2. Reducing the rate of reported accidents (deaths, permanent loss of ability, temporary loss of ability) up to 20%;3. Increasing enforcement inspections up to 100%;4. Increasing the number of workplaces employing Safety and Health Officer up to 20%.NIOSH
INTRODUCTIONNIOSH is committed to ensure a safe and healthy working environment to all employeesand others involved in or affected by its operation taking into account statutoryrequirement and relevant national and international standards and codes of practices.Implementation and effectiveness of this policy is a line management responsibilitytogether with the participation and involvement of all employees and NIOSH will ensurethat adequate resources, training and time are made available.OSH matter will be given equal priority with other major business objectives.Safety and Health management systems and programmes will be regularly reviewed toensure continuous improvement.Humanistic approach will be adopted by NIOSH to promote a safe and healthy workculture which employer and employees share the common responsibility of creating abetter work environment for all.This policy will be monitored to ensure achievement of our objectives and reviewed inlight of legislative or organizational changes.PURPOSE The mission of NIOSH is to generate new knowledge in the field of occupational safety and health and to transfer that knowledge into practice for the betterment of workers. NIOSH provides national and world leadership to prevent work-related illness, injury, disability, and death by gathering information, conducting scientific research, and translating the knowledge gained into products and services, including scientific information products, training videos, and recommendations for improving safety and health in the workplace.SOCSO
INTRODUCTIONThe Social Security Organization is an organization set up to administer, enforce andimplement the Employees Social Security Act, 1969 and the Employees Social Security(General) Regulations 1971.The Social Security Organization provides social security protection by social insuranceincluding medical and cash benefits, provision of artificial aids and rehabilitation toemployees to reduce the sufferings and to provide financial guarantees and protection to thefamily.PURPOSEThe purpose of SOCSO is to provide security and protection, as well as a just, accurate, timely andquality service economically to all employees, their dependents and their employers. SOCSO aims to: Pay temporary disablement beneficts ( first payment) to injured employees withina month. Pay disablement benefits (first payment) and contant attendance allowance to all injured employees within 3 month Pay disablement benefits (first payment)to dependents within 3 month Pay invalidity pension (first payment)/ invalidity grant / constant attendance allowance to employees who qualify within a period of 3 month Pay survivor’s pension (first payment) to dependents within a period of 3 month. Pay funeral benefits to eligible of deceased person within 15 days.